Facts and Figures

2014 Highlights

All Locations
Circulation 7,453,691
Computer Sessions 2,417,554
Holds Filled 1,401,690
Holds Placed 1,048,054
Visitors* 7,458,380
WiFi Sessions 2,516,811

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of March 19, 2014:

Full-time employees 714
Part-time employees 278

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions